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Arlo Sports (MN Swarm)
Adolfson & Peterson Construction
On October 25, 2004, sports fans and lacrosse enthusiasts in the Twin Cities were introduced to the Minnesota Swarm. Minnesota Swarm General Manager Marty O’Neill, Head Coach Mike Simpson and players Neil Doddridge and Ray Guze joined local youth lacrosse players shooting balls into a lacrosse net on the Xcel Energy Center turf to help unveil the new team name, logo and colors on the arena’s scoreboard during a special ceremony.
The primary Swarm logo depicts a swarming motion while highlighting an ambiguous insect, all in the form of the letter “S”. The electrifying gold, and bold, dominant blue in the logo and the jersey, bring to life the fast-paced, physical play of lacrosse. The secondary logo brings another character to life, with the hint of a lacrosse stick to tie back to the sport. The official team colors are Minnesota Royal Blue, Electric Gold and Minnesota Swarm Silver.
The Minnesota Swarm name and logo development sought to build a connection to Minnesota sports fans by tapping into the adrenaline-fueled nature of this high-scoring sport, while at the same time recognizing that it would be an edgy new addition to the local sports scene. After sifting through hundreds of names, and getting fan feedback via the Internet, there was one that quickly rose to the top – The Minnesota Swarm – incorporating the idea of coming together in an ultra-energetic way.
In 2008, a new chapter in Swarm lacrosse began as the team’s original owners, the Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE), sold the franchise to John J. Arlotta and Andy Arlotta.
Why Adolfson & Peterson
So, why partner with A&P? The answer to that lies in three key words – value beyond building. These words guide each and every project we undertake, and they form the foundation for our approach. Not content with the status quo, at A&P we go beyond delivering technically sound facilities on time and within budget to bring added value to the process in which your vision becomes a reality.
At A&P we work smarter. We look for ways to do more with less. We stretch ourselves to answer the unanswerable questions, and solve the unsolvable problems. From inventive predevelopment and preconstruction services that set the right course for your project to the application of the latest construction technology at the job site, we foster a culture that rewards innovation. We empower all of our team members to think outside the box to make our clients’ lives easier.
Understanding the unique needs for your project is the key to a successful process. That’s why our team members are experts in more than construction. A&P’s proven partnering process drives success by establishing an atmosphere of collaboration from the earliest stages of a project. Our team members work with you to fully understand your business, not just your buildings. Our aim is to become a trusted advisor that truly understands what you do. Having this understanding allows us to ask the right questions and help you make the correct decisions for your continuing success.
For A&P, delivering a building within budget and on schedule is a given on each and every project we undertake. But we hold ourselves to a higher standard. Providing innovative solutions to deliver your wants, and not just your needs is our measurement of success. We truly strive to outperform in everything we do and we’ve never failed to deliver on a promise. We’re not just another good contractor. We’re your partner in success, bringing added value at every stage of the building process.
Value Beyond Building
Innovate, Collaborate and Outperform by:
- Cultivating client loyalty
- Nurturing a safe, collaborative workplace
- Creating a culture that fosters creativity and innovation
- Making a positive impact on our communities
- Building high-performing teams
Our Core Values:
Our Code of Ethics:
Clients We Serve
From learning environments at public universities to private affordable housing developments, A&P has a broad project portfolio with a diverse clientele. At the end of the day – bringing forth a client’s vision is our top priority. To do that requires that we go far beyond just delivering technically sound facilities on time and within budget. It requires our teams actively foster collaboration and problem solving amongst all members of the project team – owner/developer, architect, engineers and other delivery partners — from beginning to end.
As client-focused innovators, Adolfson & Peterson combines more than 69 years of construction expertise with the latest technologies to provide clients with the highest standards of workmanship, integrity and client care. When A&P is on your team you can be assured that we will do exactly what we’ve done for thousands of satisfied clients – make your vision a reality by providing value beyond building.
Vision & Values
The PCL vision enhances the internal culture, and maintains PCL’s reputation as a construction leader, an employer of choice, and an active community member. PCL aspires to be the most respected builder, renowned for:
- Unsurpassed value
PCL employees are open, candid, and truthful.
PCL employees’ word is their bond. They do what they say, and live up to the highest standards of fairness and ethical behavior.
PCL employees work hard to earn business partners’ trust and respect on every project they undertake.
PCL employees constantly seek new opportunities to learn, to improve, to teach, and to add value.
PCL employees love what they do, taking the lead, and leading by example.
The PCL family of companies is 100-percent employee-owned. That ownership means extraordinary performance by employees and outstanding value for clients. At the same time, local ownership ensures that local dollars remain in the communities where PCL employees live and work.
Every employee and business partner has something to contribute to PCL’s construction teams. This belief is the key to mutual success.
In return for adding value in the business, PCL employees can expect to perform meaningful work and to have satisfying careers.
PCL will not compromise the health and safety of its people.
PCL provides the accurate and timely information required to support good decision-making.
PCL values men and women of diverse ages, religions, and ethnic backgrounds.
PCL’s geographic diversity is an asset.
PCL encourages and supports its employees in their desire to improve the quality of life in their communities. PCL is a contributing partner to the development of the construction industry through active involvement in its associations.
PCL recognizes that diversity and inclusion make the organization better able to achieve objectives and meet the needs of clients.
THE POWER OF DIVERSITY
PCL’s commitment to being a leader in the recruitment, development, and advancement of a diverse workforce allows the organization to attract and retain the best talent available by increasing the size of applicant fields to include men and women from diverse cultural, educational, and experiential backgrounds. PCL and its clients thus receive the benefit of an array of ideas and solutions that come from the widest possible range of perspectives.
PCL partners with small and disadvantaged business firms to provide mentoring, training, and growth opportunities to those organizations. This provides clients with the broadest possible range of professional services and pricing options. PCL is committed to giving mentor/protégé partners the tools they need to be successful both now and after project completion.
What binds people together, regardless of jobs or personal characteristics, is a shared set of core values: honesty, integrity, respect, passion, and the development of a dynamic culture where everyone can learn, teach, improve, and add value for clients.
Tempe Town Lake Downstream Dam: Where the Rubber Hits the Road
When work is complete on the Tempe Town Downstream Dam in early 2016, it will be a modern marvel and the world’s largest hydraulically controlled crest-gate dam. The new dam will replace the existing rubber dam, which has failed in recent years owing to age and UV damage.
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Performing above Expectations
In an operations-focused construction company like PCL, the emphasis is most often on building great projects. Traditionally we think of the tangible and lasting things completed when we think of construction: shopping malls, water treatment plants, bridges, and others too extensive to list.
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Hatching a Turnover Plan
Last year, PCL demonstrated its commitment to exceptional service in a phased turnover operation at the Chief Joseph Fish Hatchery in north-central Washington. Often, construction projects are handed over at full completion, but this newer approach features two distinct benefits for clients: early access to portions of a facility, and thorough systems integration at several checkpoints.
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Design-Build Done Right
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) represents the entire design and construction industry, and is the only organization that defines, promotes, and teaches the best practices in design-build. It was founded in October 1993 by Preston Haskell, founder and chairman of The Haskell Company, and the first executive director of DBIA.
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Staying on Point
The General Mills Hogwarts II (2) project—an expansion to the food processing and packaging manufacturing facility, and no relation to Harry Potter—required PCL to work within the plant’s Good Manufacturing Practices, which prohibit unnecessary or exploratory holes from being drilled through walls and floors.
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- PCL starts by helping you to select the right construction project delivery method from the many options available .Learn More »
- As a construction contractor, PCL specializes in creating flexible arrangements to get your projects built. Learn More »
- PCL’s construction services can be customized to fit your needs and your budget–no matter what the project scope. Learn More »
- With more than a century of experience in the construction industry, PCL continues to provide value to its clients through innovative solutions and forward-looking industry leadership. Learn More »
Knutson Builds Masterpieces
Look out across the skyline. What do you see? A strikingly beautiful, thriving community full of wonderful people and unlimited opportunity. At Knutson, we also see that many of the landmark buildings throughout the communities we serve bear the mark of our construction expertise. It’s humbling and gratifying.
Our 500 employees provide the backbone of the services we provide and are a group of talented, passionate and innovative professionals. We cherish the opportunity to serve our clients and are proud that seventy percent of our business comes from owners with whom we have previously worked. For over ten decades we have preplanned, managed or built virtually every size and type of facility in the world — hundreds of clinics, hospitals, churches, assisted care facilities, libraries, museums, government facilities, environmental facilities and universities.
Today, with offices in Minneapolis, Iowa City, Rochester, Cedar Rapids, and Altoona much of our work comes from customers who rely on us as their preferred construction partner. These ongoing relationships say something important about long-term loyalty built on trust and success. We hope you enjoy your visit. If you have any questions, please call Brad Johnson or Dave Bastyr.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Knutson has a long history of including minority and women partners in our project opportunities and is fully committed to meeting or exceeding contract and workforce goals.
Our strong relationship with both minority and women business organizations allows us to promote industry opportunities and hire the best candidates. Contractors who bid with Knutson always have a clear understanding that winning the bid is not based on price alone.
We demonstrate our commitment to diversity by:
- Recognizing that it is in our best interest to encourage a broad base of subcontractors, suppliers and vendor relationships
- Understanding that utilizing diverse subcontractors, suppliers and vendors contributes to the economic growth and expansion of the communities we serve
Our objective is to offer these businesses the opportunity to align with all other subcontractors, suppliers and vendors in the competitive marketplace.
During the procurement phase, we introduce the project, discuss the schedule, describe our contract and workforce diversity plan and conduct face-to-face interviews to help us develop a more personal relationship and have a better connection with potential candidates.
During construction, our Project Manager and Diversity Manager track and monitor all WM/SBE participation and assure that diversity goals are met.
Knutson is truly committed, knowledgeable and proven when it comes to setting and achieving diversity goals.
It could be our Scandinavian roots. Or maybe it’s because we know we’re all in this together. It’s just in our nature to build smartly and cost effectively. And if we find a way to save thousands or even millions, you’ll see it back. Never cutting corners, but always seeing around the next corner.
No matter where you are in the process, we have the talent, the experience and the resources to make sure your construction project is a success. Our early involvement during preconstruction has helped many of our clients save millions and prevent costly surprises. We embrace the wide range of delivery methods used by owners today and cherish the opportunity to lead you through your construction journey.
The Owner’s Advocate
Construction projects can be highly complex. Few owners have the resources necessary to pay close attention to every detail — yet these details can make or break a project. Operating as an extension of the owner’s staff, Knutson can provide pre-planning, design, construction, engineering and management expertise to ensure a successful project regardless of the delivery method. Like a bulldog, we pledge to be tenacious in looking out for your best interests.
Under this delivery method, the construction manager acts as an extension of the owner’s staff and manages the work of all prime contractors who have direct contracts with the owner. An agency construction manager typically does not self-perform trade labor work on the project. This is the dominant method for public sector work.
CM at Risk
This method is used most often in the private sector. It combines the responsibilities of agency construction manager with the financial risk for the construction cost of the project. The construction manager prepares a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) prior to the start of work. In this delivery method the trade contractors may have direct contracts with the construction manager or the owner depending on the terms of the
CM as Constructor
This is similar to the agency CM method except it provides the CM with the opportunity to submit a bid for portions of the work. If the CM is awarded the bid they are allowed to perform that work under a separate contract with the owner. This method provides an advantage in schedule and quality control but is often perceived as a conflict of interest in instances where the CM is evaluating the performance, change order requests or quotations for its own trade contracts. CM as constructor is not always perceived as a separate delivery method from agency CM but is contractually very different. While this form has not gained wide acceptance in the public sector, increasing numbers of owners are supporting this as a viable and effective method.
With design/build the architect and general contractor work together as a single entity to provide both design and construction services, reducing the delivery schedule. This method relies on one point of contact, which minimizes risk for the owner. This approach allows the team to eliminate any discrepancies in the design before construction starts. This also eliminates redundancy in the proposal and bidding procedures, which is typical in the traditional design-bid-build process.
Key benefits of this method are:
- Guaranteed outcome
- Single source accountability
- Accelerated schedule
- Guaranteed maximum price
As a general contractor, Knutson and its team members resemble a great orchestra. When we blend the skill and expertise of our co-workers, subcontractors and suppliers, it can look like great music in the making. We provide the resources, expertise and leadership to ensure the safety, quality, timeliness and financial success of our projects. We offer:
Competitive Bid and Negotiated
We serve owners on competitive bid projects, where we begin building at the completion of the design phase, and negotiated projects, where we work with the owners and the design team during preconstruction to identify changes and cost-saving opportunities.
As a self-performing contractor with trusted and proven professionals who work well as a team, we can be more proactive at anticipating and resolving construction issues because we are performing the critical tasks. This approach also ensures greater quality assurance, better communication, control over the schedule, cost savings and efficient utilization of manpower and machinery. We self-perform masonry, concrete, steel and carpentry.
We have excellent partnerships with trusted subcontractors throughout the communities we serve. These enduring relationships translate to better workmanship and lower costs for our clients.
Charting the Right Course
Knutson’s early involvement prior to construction can greatly minimize costly surprises and allow you to ask what-if questions about budget, schedule, materials and design options. Our knowledge of construction costs, materials, structural alternatives, and mechanical and electrical systems can significantly impact the quality, cost and timing of construction.
No matter which delivery method you choose, Knutson will provide prompt and expert advice. Knutson has an expert preconstruction team who can provide you with:
- Early Project Cost Evaluations (Program Pricing)
- Site & Risk Assessments
- Construction Milestone Budget & Schedule Establishment
- System Analysis & Value Engineering
- Real Time Estimating Services
- Risk Mitigation Reviews
- Design Phase Assessment & Cost Implications
- Life-Cycle Analysis
- Long Term Operational Expense & Maintenance Studies
- 3D Building Information Modeling
- Interim Life Safety Planning
We are committed to sustainability and have many LEED Accredited Professionals with the knowledge and skills to steward the LEED certification process.
LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, indicates a property’s overall sustainability by awarding points for just about any sustainable feature imaginable, from bike racks and rainwater reuse systems to energy-efficient lighting and plumbing fixtures. It is comprised of specific programs tailored to new buildings, existing buildings and tenant build-outs. There are different tiers of certification such as silver, gold or platinum.
Virtual Design and Construction
Seeing the Way
A picture may well be worth 1000 words and the ability to “see a way” is greatly enhanced through the use of virtual design and construction (VDC) and building information modeling (BIM). Today’s electronic modeling technologies are driving the construction industry away from two dimensional processes toward a true, model-based approach. Knutson leverages these important tools throughout design and construction to add value, facilitate decision-making, and communicate to clients, project team members, and project stakeholders. Modeling allows projects to achieve the greatest efficiency while visually depicting the overall design intent to project stakeholders.
Other Advantages of BIM
- Visualizing the project’s schedule
- Allowing for coordination of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection systems
- Increasing the reliability of expected field conditions
- Increasing the prefabrication of materials offsite –saving both time and costs
- Analyzing logistics and cost scenarios
- Reducing RFI’s
- Identifying safety and quality issues before construction starts
- Reducing time and cost of construction
- Decreasing mistakes and rework in the field
- Guiding owner and team decisions
INTEGRITY– Do the right thing…always be respectful, honest and fair
COMMITMENT– Take ownership, work hard, and keep promises
TEAMWORK– Collaborate to foster trust and success for all
VALUE PEOPLE– Support each other in a safe, positive environment where people are recognized and appreciated for their contributions
Founded in 1897 and privately owned and managed by the Engelsma family for more than 70 years, Kraus-Anderson Construction is consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record among the top 50 Construction Management-at-Risk Firms in the United States. Our Minnesota base of operations is supplemented with regional offices, extending our capabilities coast to coast. Learn more
We take a highly collaborative approach with every commercial building project, working closely with owners, architects, and the rest of the planning team well before ground is broken. Clients are equipped with the right information, from cost analyses to schedules, to help them make informed decisions. Our construction management approach results in on time, on budget projects of the highest quality and the best value.
“The project manager did a fantastic job coordinating with the architect… all the meetings were on time, with the right people attending. We got great bids from subcontractors. In fact, the project came in under budget by $750,000, which allowed us to build a bus garage.” – Steve Scheills, District Administrator, Amery School District, WI
Today’s sophisticated facilities and accelerated business environments place greater demands on delivering projects. Whether optimizing value, controlling costs, or meeting aggressive schedules, success depends on decisions made at the initial stages of a project.
We offer a system of interrelated strategic services, from early conceptual planning to actual management of the construction process. Kraus-Anderson’s construction professionals focus on creating value and eliminating waste at every step of our delivery process in order to save you money and time.
|Pre-Project Planning Services
- Feasibility Studies
- Site Assessments
- Conceptual Cost Estimating
- Lifecycle Cost Analyses
- Risk Assessments
- Cash Flow Projections
- Preliminary Schedule Development
- Environmental/Sustainability Assessments
- Construction Phasing Strategies
- Design/Constructability Review
- City Review Process Coordination
- Consultant Selection Assistance
- Bidding and Subcontractor Selection
- Subcontractor Coordination
- Construction Supervision
- Site Coordination
- MEP Coordination
- Document and Change Management
- Schedule Management
- Contract Administration
- Materials/Equipment Procurement
- Cost Control
- Quality Control
- Insurance Administration
- Affirmative Action/EEO
- Scope Development
- Project Integration Planning
- Cost Estimating
- Schedule Development
- Value Engineering
- Constructability Reviews
- Disruption Avoidance Planning
- Virtual Design Coordination and Modeling
- Environmental Life Safety Planning
- Sustainability Analyses
- Quality Control/Quality Assurance
- Long-Lead Procurement
- Owner’s Fit-Up/FF&E Coordination
- Final Cost Accounting
COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY
We believe diversity strengthens our organization and allows us to serve clients at the highest possible level.
Kraus-Anderson successfully reaches out to diverse groups when working with subcontractors and suppliers to help them overcome challenges, secure work and build their capacity to thrive. We partner with small businesses, women business enterprises (WBEs), minority business enterprises (MBEs), people with physical and developmental challenges, and active-duty or returning military employees.
We have been repeatedly recognized for our workforce hiring efforts by Opportunity Partners, theMetropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA), the U.S. Department of Defense Employee Support of Guard and Reserve, and numerous public and private sector clients and partners.
We frequently work with project owners to meet specific project goals. For example, our work with Native American projects since 1990 has resulted in $75.4 million in contracts to American Indian trade contractors, and generated 811,165 hours of work for American Indian individuals.
McGough History: Partnership from the Start
McGough has a rich history that dates back to mid-19th century Ireland. The McGough family immigrated to America in the late 1800s, bringing with them a long-standing practice of quality and craftsmanship. The present firm, incorporated in 1956 by Peter McGough and his six sons, is built on the family legacy.
Six successive generations of McGoughs have continued and enhanced our construction expertise. Today, McGough enjoys an unparalleled reputation for delivering complex projects, on-budget and on-time, while maintaining our tradition of quality and craftsmanship.
Over the years we have served noteworthy companies and organizations of all types and sizes. Whether the project involves affordable housing units or major downtown office towers, McGough develops and cultivates partnering relationships with every client.
In addition to McGough’s headquarters office in St. Paul, Minnesota, we have branch offices in Rochester and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Phoenix, Arizona, facilitating our project development and construction activities nationwide.
Preconstruction Services: Starting Smart
Early collaboration identifies opportunities for efficiencies in any size construction project. Our team can offer valuable insight through early analysis of design, budget, materials, equipment, subcontractors and scheduling. Informed decisions throughout the preconstruction phase can significantly impact time and money.
During the early phases of project planning and preconstruction, specialists from our Virtual Planning/BIM, MEP and Sustainability Centers of Excellence will support the project team with critical analysis and insights that dramatically improve early decision making. To enhance collaboration during this early planning phase and throughout the project, McGough offers our InterACT suite of tools and processes. The combination of early expert advice and enhanced collaboration capabilities leads to optimization of project outcomes.
McGough preconstruction services provide important benefits:
Our experience can help identify construction practicality, cost-effective purchasing and logistic practices that meet project scope and budget – without compromising function or aesthetics.
From materials and labor availability to site safety and logistics, we understand the many challenges in scheduling and completing a project on time and within budget. We partner to develop and manage real-time project schedules that reflect decades of experience and innovative thinking.
Based on project goals, estimates and insight gained from preconstruction planning, we can help guide, coordinate, or execute the purchase of materials and subcontractor services.
Construction Services: The Foundation of Our Expertise
We understand the complexities and unique challenges found in any size construction project – renovation or new construction, tenant improvement, or a full-scale addition. With a full range of planning, construction, development and facility management services, our clients have the advantage of our cross-functional expertise and insight.
McGough has a proud history of partnership and collaboration on projects ranging from complex biotechnology facilities and mission critical data centers to world-class corporate campuses and inspiring education and worship spaces. Our reputation is reflected in the structures we’ve helped create and our commitment to safety, quality, efficiency, and sustainability. McGough is known for highly experienced project managers and supervisory personnel who leverage the power of the right people in the right place, at the right time.
McGough leverages VirtualBUILD and LeanBUILD practices to ensure the most efficient and effective outcomes during the construction phase of project. Our experienced project team utilizes state-of-the-art project management software and content sharing tools to facilitate effective interaction with all project team members. These tools, protocols, and practices ensure consistency of approach on all projects, as well as predictable outcomes.
McGough is dedicated to a responsive, inclusive, diversity program. Our commitment recognizes that diversity in employment and contracting is absolutely aligned with the McGough culture.
Because we value diversity in our employees, our subcontractors, and our business partners, our diversity program is specifically intended to encourage competition and innovation and provide significant economic benefits to the communities where we do business.
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Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc.
WELCOME TO CY-CON, INC.
Our organization employs the most seasoned and experienced construction project managers and field supervisory personnel in the market. We build projects using a broad range of delivery systems, including construction management, design-build, and various general contracting arrangements. Our large labor force often self-performs many of the critical construction tasks necessary to ensure successful project completion.
Cy-Con, Inc., a multi-line general contractor was incorporated in 1969. The original owners were Charles Young, Sr., Charles Young Jr., and James Young. The name Cy-Con derives from the initials of its founder (Charles Young Construction). The original emphasis was on heavy construction. Cy-Con completed a multitude of bridges, walls and industrial plants in its early years.
In 1980 the company expanded into concrete restoration and building renovation. The company also began its commercial – industrial building operations in the mid 1980s. Cy-Con has completed thousands of projects for hundreds of clients during its five decades in the construction business.
The current owners, Michael Young and Douglas Olson continue to build on Cy-Con’s excellent reputation within the industry. Cy-Con’s owners and employees continue to provide its customers with a superior product at competitive prices.
Cy-Con is a full line contractor offering construction management, design/build, and general contracting services. We work with numerous architectural and engineering firms. We have a long association with many private customers as well as with numerous government and municipal organizations.
Our experienced estimators, project managers, and field supervisory personnel work with our team of sub-contractors to provide exceptional value.
We deliver projects using:
hard bid services
We offer excellent team communication, project management, and cost control to provide a project of the highest quality.
Cy-Con performs a full line of commercial structural and architectural renovation work. We offer a complete restoration service including, mechanical, electrical and architectural work that may be required in connection with repair work. Our experienced craftsmen have been performing quality restoration work for hundreds of satisfied customers since 1969.
Our restoration services include:
Expansion and contraction joint repairs
Steel repair and refurbishing
Vertical and horizontal coatings
Smart Highway Technology
Cy-Con was one of the first companies in the country to be involved in the Smart Highway business. We have worked in the industry for over 25 years, and we have completed hundreds of lanes of Weigh-in Motion and related installations.
Our services include:
Weigh-in motion systems
Automated weigh stations
Cameras and over-height detectors
Vehicle classifying systems
Truck bypass installations
We work on both new and existing builds, as well as commercial and residential. We work as a team to assess and examine each new project. We draw up a comprehensive plan and work with our client to deliver a build that exceeds his or her expectations. Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. is so sure that you’ll love your finished product for years to come that we warranty our work.
Navigate through the following links for more information. Contact us with questions, to learn more about our warranty, or for an estimate.
CONCRETE AND MASONRY
With over 25 years of experience in masonry and 10 in concrete, Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. has the skills and experience to assist you in your next project. Members of the team have worked on projects ranging from residential establishments to local schools to the Twins stadium. Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. is so sure that you’ll love your finished product for years to come that we warranty our work.
We specialize in several concrete and masonry services, including:
Brick, stone, block and concrete
Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. is happy to assist you in product and material choice for your new build. Visit our Materials page for more information.
Contact us with questions, to learn more about our warranty, or for an estimate.
Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc.’s experienced restorative staff members have provided services to clients ranging from from the North Dakota Historical Society to the City of St. Paul. We take the time to assess our client’s structure and review details such as build, material, texture and style. Our staff works with precision and direction to make our client’s piece just as hardy, trustworthy and radiant as it was in its original construction. Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. is so sure that you’ll love your finished product for years to come that we warranty our work.
Where detail, structure and history matter, Native Concrete & Masonry can be trusted to restore:
Building and wall restoration
Fireplace and chimney restoration
Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. sees our clients through a new build from start to finish, ensuring quality and attention to detail at every step of the way. We find the greatest pleasure in materializing a blueprint and bringing it to life. Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. is so sure that you’ll love your finished product for years to come that we warranty our work.
As contractors, we specialize in:
Native Concrete & Masonry, Inc. collaborates with several trustworthy suppliers of brick, stone, block and concrete. Our suppliers have brilliant and beautiful showrooms where you can take the time to assess your options in a relaxed environment with knowledgeable staff members.
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Hogen Adams PLLC
KlasRobinson Q.E.D. is the premier provider of consulting services in Indian Country, specializing in market and feasibility studies, impact analyses and economic development & diversification, both on and off the reservation. The principals of KlasRobinson Q.E.D. have worked with more than 200 different Tribes and have successfully raised more than $10.0 billion for its clients through feasibility studies and other expert counseling.
Major Awards Received: 2010 Recipient of National Indian Gaming Association’s “Outstanding Service Award”
Ryan Companies US, Inc.Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Civil RightsMetropolitan Airports Commission Office of DiversityCity of Saint Paul Department of Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO)
Major Awards Received: Minnesota Super Lawyers in Native American Law; Best lawyers in Native American Law
Xcel EnergyUniversity of Minnesota, Ofc for Equity/DiversityMetropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA)Watson-Forsberg Co.
Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity
HREEO champions Justice and Equity by confronting issues of discrimination and providing innovative avenues for accessibility and economic opportunities for all residents and businesses.
HREEO achieves these goals by consistently delivering quality customer service, being a voice and advocate within the city and metro area, building relationships throughout the community, and enforcing laws.
We welcome you to join our efforts.
The Department of Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO) is composed of several divisions that perform a diverse array of functions.
The Human Rights Division of the Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO) is responsible for investigating complaints of discrimination that have taken place within the City of Saint Paul.
Note: The Human Rights Division is a neutral, fact-finding agency and does not represent either party in its investigations.
* However, please note that as a matter of practice, to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest, we do not investigate charges of discrimination filed against another department of the City.
The City of Saint Paul Code of Ordinance – Chapter 183empowers the Human Rights Division to investigate human rights complaints on the basis of:
- Marital Status
- Familial Status
- Sexual or Affectional Orientation
- National Origin
- Status with regard to Public Assistance
Human Rights Specialists
Our Human Rights Specialists conduct investigations based on complaints the division receives. Upon investigation of a complaint and applicable law, Human Rights Specialists make a recommendation of Probable Cause (PC) or No Probable Cause (NPC) subject to the approval of the Director. Human Rights Specialists may also facilitate Pre-Determination Settlement Agreements (PDSA) and conciliation sessions when there is a finding of PC.
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Minnesota General Contractor
Watson-Forsberg is a Minnesota General Contractor.
We are a Minnesota building contractor with extensive experience in managing new construction, remodeling, and major additions.
Our contracting projects include building athletic, recreation, corporate, education,healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, distribution, multi-family housing, religious,retail, senior housing, non-profit, wellness, and many types of buildings in between. We have experience with historic restoration projects and adhere to sustainable construction practices.
Our diverse background of general contracting experience provides us with the skills and knowledge to be proactive contributors throughout the building planning process. We assist in uncovering challenges that later, during construction, could potentially be stumbling blocks. When construction is underway, if there are issues discovered, we discuss them promptly to allow for concise and thoughtful decision making, in the best interest of the project. Our experience has provided us with innovative and creative problem-solving skills. Our knowledge of Minnesota specific building requirements is essential to the successful completion of all our projects.
Mission and Values
Our mission is to create and maintain sustainable structures, services, and solutions for our partners and future generations – by building trusted relationships, founded in understanding.
Our approach is to offer MN region clients excellent experience and responsiveness – on time and within budget – while acting with integrity and concern for the past, present, and future.
In the extreme climates of Minnesota, we retain a tradition of quality craftsmanship through our unchanging values:
- Integrity: doing what is morally and ethically right
- Respect: treating others as we would like to be treated
- Service: acting in the best interest of our clients
- Stewardship: behaving with a sense of responsibility today to create a better tomorrow
In the 1920’s civil engineer Fred Watson, Sr. and architect Enock Forsberg began independent construction careers building a sturdy foundation for Watson-Forsberg. The sons of these men, Fredrick Watson and John Forsberg, expanded the construction operation into a major Twin Cities based building contractor in the 1950’s through the 1970’s.
In 1970 John Forsberg and Doug Watson continued to emphasize quality work, efficient scheduling, realistic budgeting, personal service and environmentally conscious construction. The business succeeded with many repeat relationships.
The next generation continued to carry forward the traditions in the 1970’s when Dale Forsberg and Donna Schlick joined Watson-Forsberg. Dale Forsberg became President, Mike Ashmore, Vice President and David Forsberg, Secretary in 1993.
Watson-Forsberg takes pride in the many team relationships we have participated in — helping maximize the efficiency of the construction process and resulting in quality projects built for generations to come.
When asked to provide a cost estimate, we typically rely on the four-phased approach above, advancing to a new phase depending on the level of design detail available.
Along the way, we look to proactively uncover and share alternative methodologies – opportunities for a project to save time, resources, or capital.
Upon identification, we share how to optimize for factors like facility, season, budget, and regulations. Past examples include changes to installation sequencing, material use, or contract engagement.
In our role, we assure the best bids from qualified contractors.
We divide projects into several bid categories to attract larger contractors and at the same time it allow qualified smaller and local contractors a fair chance to bid.
Collaborative bid categories are created with owners and design teams to tailor value and talent for you.
Finally, we collect and evaluate bids and input them into estimate sheets. We review the estimate-sheet and all bids, in an open process, with the client project team – in consideration of the factors above.
An important bid category feature is “front-end” specs: info specifically developed for each project and explained in detail the areas of work, alternates, unit prices, safety, quality control, schedules, temporary facilities / enclosures, cleaning and close-out responsibilities.
Creating “Front-end” specs is key to communicating operational expectations. We also ensure quality via:
- Prequalification of subcontractors (if requested)
- Advertising via local publications, trade journals
- iSQFT, our web based Invitation to Bid (ITB) software to inform the subcontracting community
- Contacting Building Exchange, Trade Contractor & Minority/Disadvantaged Business Outreach plan rooms
- Following up our ITB by contacting subcontractor’s via phone to confirm their intention to bid – a tedious, but essential step.
We tailor our approach to you because every project poses a unique set of challenges.
Often these include budget constraints, tight schedules, site conditions, and project-specific requirements.
We are capable and compatible with cutting edge tools (BIM, Sketch-up, etc.); however, we are judicious about their use on your project, especially if they may create great expense or are more appropriate for architects than contractors.
Most importantly, our approach involves listening.
An overview of our default approach to construction/project delivery – we gladly customize it to your specific project needs.
After proper safety measures, clear communication is the most important factor to a project’s success.
Our up-front investment with owners and designers to understand your organization’s construction objectives minimizes hassles down the road: this helps to quickly identify concerns around scope, cost, scheduling, resource availability and construction feasibility.
When construction begins, our weekly job site meetings are attended by owners, architects, building managers, Watson-Forsberg project managers and superintendents, and others (e.g., engineers, subcontractors) as necessary.
To ease communication we conduct weekly meetings to cover:
- Schedule and progress-to-date
- Review of relevant logs/progress with 3rd parties (e.g., subcontractors, government permit agencies, etc.)
- Budget and spend review
- Review of planned spend and actual spend-to-date
- Document/issue update
- RFI, ASI, PR
- Unanticipated issues, e.g., change orders (where applicable):
- Potential conflicts, review possible changes with schedule/cost/ sustainability implications
- Outline alternative means and methods to address issue
- Next steps discussion
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Welcome to APi Supply Lifts
APi Supply Lifts is one of the largest full service aerial equipment dealers in the Midwest.
Since 1977 APi Supply Lifts has been servicing the aerial lift needs of schools, churches, government facilities, and contractors, with the superior commitment to customer service, competitive pricing, fleet maintenance, and operator training.
APi specializes in aerial, boom and telehandlers lifts. . We service, sell, train and maintain our elite fleet of Skyjack, Snorkel (Upright), JLG, Genie, and Biljax lifts. View our lifts
At APi Supply Lifts we are dedicated to customer satisfaction and the belief that there is only one way to run a business where lives are at stake…
The Right Way – The APi Supply Lifts Way!
Unlike many of our competitor’s, we believe in prorating your rental rate if you need it longer than expected. ie: One month rental, plus three days is prorated on a monthly schedule for those extra days. As many of our customers already know; we buy our machines new, maintain them ourselves, which results in reduced down time for our customer.
Snorkel Lift – Upright
- Telescopic Mast
- Portable Personnel Lift
- Single-person Drivable
- Articulating Telescoping Boom
- Large Aerial Telescoping Boom
- Push-around Lift
- Electric Articulating Boom
- Rough Terrain Scissor Lift
- Rough Terrain Articulating and Telescoping Boom
- Electric Scissor Lift
- Rough Terrain Scissor Lift
- Push-around Lift
- Electric Articulating Boom
- Telescoping Boom
We pride ourselves on giving our customers what they pay for. Once you become a APi customer, you will notice the difference immediately. Starting with Customer Service, On Time Delivery, ANSI/OSHA Operator Training, and above all Machine Quality! We pride ourselves on giving our customers what they pay for.
We believe there is only one way to run a business where lives are at stake; The Right Way
DSGW Architects, Inc
Best & Flanagan delivers creative and custom legal solutions to local, regional and national businesses and individual clients. We are a longstanding Minnesota law firm and are known for our depth of practice, recognized experience, extraordinary client service and practical results. We work with a wide array of clients, ranging from individuals and families to small businesses, government agencies and Fortune 100 companies seeking to do business in Minnesota and beyond.
We counsel our commercial clients throughout the life cycle of their business, ranging from incorporation, to intellectual property protection; real estate transactions, to dispute resolution and traditional litigation; tax planning to succession planning and far beyond. We guide individuals through the legal challenges pertaining to their family matters, tax and financial issues, as well as on wealth preservation and estate planning.
We bring decades of seasoned and effective experience serving government agencies on such issues as municipal law, public finance, land development, zoning and environmental matters. We are also one of very few law firms in the country who provide comprehensive Native American law expertise to tribal governments and their constituencies.
We work closely with each client to achieve the best possible legal and business outcome. We are highly effective at conflict resolution. On a daily basis, we work diligently with our clients to meet their individual and commercial objectives, and to overcome the legal challenges involved in litigation, regulatory compliance, contractual obligations and the overall protection of tangible and intangible assets.
We advise our business and individual clients on the ethical issues they face, and consistently provide solutions that safeguard both personal and commercial assets. We always represent our client’s best interest, and are retained repeatedly for our practical and cost-effective approach to problem solving
At DSGW Architects, we believe architecture is a means to the solution, not a solution itself. Our focus is on listening, to understand what the community needs to accomplish. Only then can we create ideas that will reflect, enhance and endure within a community.
Our work is focused on the enrichment of communities through architecture.
DSGW is a Minnesota firm with offices in Duluth, Virginia, Grand Rapids and Lake Elmo. Since 1938,DSGW has attracted clients who are active in their communities and want to play a proactive role in determining what is built within them.
We apply both classic and contemporary techniques to develop cities, buildings and interior spaces that exceed client expectations. Whether working with local leaders to pass referendums or responding to a health care provider’s requirements of a thoughtful design approach for a healing environment, DSGW listens to client expectations.
Our clients’ dreams and aspirations help us to deliver enduring buildings that bring communities together.
As a member of the US Green Building Council (USGBC), DSGW Architects is committed to sustainable, energy efficient, environmentally minded design.